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China-US Climate Change Cooperation

The two biggest polluters of the world China and US have agreed to work together in tackling climate change issues. They recently issued a joint statement that they will work together to uphold Paris Agreement. The announcement comes days before the Earth Day Leaders Summit. The announcement was made after Kerry, the former US Secretary ..

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New Zealand Climate Change law for Financial firms

New Zealand recently introduced a bill on Climate Change for financial firms. The bill is the first of its kind in the world. New Zealand has fixed 2050 as the deadline to become carbon neutral. Key Features of the Bill It will require the insurers, banks and investment managers to report the impacts of their ..

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Many Endemic species may go extinct if GHG emissions rise

A new study published in the journal Biological Conservation says that many animals and plants might face extinction if green house gas emissions continue to rise. Key Findings of the Study All the Endemic species in islands are at high risk of extinction due to climate change. Four out of every five endemic species in ..

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India-US to focus on Climate Finance

The US Climate Envoy John Kerry was on a four-day visit to India. During his visit he met the Union Minister of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change Shri Prakash Javadekar. During the meet, the leaders discussed several issues including joint research and collaboration and Climate Finance. India’s Emissions According to International Energy Agency, India is ..

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World Sustainable Development Summit 2021

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, will inaugurate the World Sustainable Development Summit 2021 on 10th of February through video conferencing. The World sustainable development summit will be organised under the theme- ‘Redefining Our Common Future: Safe and Secure Environment for All’. Highlights The year will mark the 20th edition of summit. It will ..

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